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Car Lift - Case Study

Lödige Industries

Our client had headroom restrictions and was having difficulty sourcing a car lift for their residential project. We solved the issue with our Carrico car lift which can have a reduced headroom and pit. Like all Lödige products this vehicle lift is bespoke and can be tailor made to suit requirements.

Commercial Car Park Installation

CORE Landscape Products

Our client required a public car park within the grounds of a new kitchen showroom location in Oxford. Originally specified to be a porous tarmac, however the client chose to go with the gravel stabiliser due to the great visual aesthetic of it. The grid chosen was required as the showroom expected a variety of vehicle types using the car park which meant the grid had to be strong enough to withstand heavier traffic as well as domestic cars.

Torbay Hospital car park

Aggregate Industries - Asphalt

Efficient running of the trust depends heavily on the hospital having adequate facilities. As the Trust identified, crucial to maintaining a high level of efficiency is for staff to be provided with quicker, easier, safer and less stressful parking arrangements, given the reactive nature of their job. In September 2016, the board announced plans to improve all car parking across its site for both staff and the public. The plan included the construction of a number of purpose built car parks, including a new 200 space car park at Cadewell Lane, spanning 2000ft² that would operate 24 hours a day.

Car Park Two at Chesapeake

HAVER Architectural Woven Wire Mesh

A car park that no longer looks like a typical car park. Façade cladding with the Architectural Woven Wire Mesh LARGO-PLENUS 2022. Although the wire mesh facade disguises the building on the outside, from the inside it still provides a high degree of transparency when looking out. With an open area of only 25%, the stainless steel wire mesh is still open enough to be able to recognize buildings, natural elements and people outside of the garage. At the same time it provides adequate airflow to allow for natural ventilation.

Waitrose Solihull Car Park

Briggs Amasco Ltd

3,500m2 of mastic asphalt was laid by BriggsAmasco’s City and Guild-trained installers onto the car park’s concrete decks. Up to 54-tonnes of asphalt was being utilised per day on machine-laid areas of roof, which required expert project management to ensure a steady supply of material was maintained. During one particularly complex operation, contractors were required to close sections of the car park in order to crane ready-to-apply tanks of mastic asphalt onto the roof. This required coordinated planning with the client and local authorities to minimise the public health and safety risk.

Tarmac Ultifastpave car park surface

Tarmac

The client, a rugby club in Leicestershire, had recently upgraded their facilities to include new function rooms. They were now planning to improve their 4500m2 car park to replace the existing loose planings with a safe, permanent all weather surface. Using Ultifastpave reduced the construction time by half compared to conventional surfacing, generating a significant cost saving for the client. For more details visit the Tarmac website.

Liquid Waterproofing to Save an Underground Car Park

IKO PLC

6,000m2 Enhanced Pedestrian Spaces and Car Park Waterproofing Solution Broadway Plaza is a multi-use facility based in Birmingham City centre; in use 24 hours a day, it houses an array of eateries, leisure and accommodation venues. Water ingress had caused fire retardant paint to peel from the metal structure. IKO Permascreed was introduced to reduce the risk of gassing from the saturated screed. IKO Polimar Fillers and Levelling Mortar were installed to take deflections from the surface. IKO Polimar FCS Walkway System was then applied. Escalators were removed and staircases installed with an IKO Polimar FCS finish.

Triton Systems Specified For Underground Car Park Upgrade

Triton Systems

Triton Systems supplied waterproofing systems specified by waterproofing design specialists, Ink Technical Services, for the upgrade to a below ground car park in North London. BS 8102 (2009) recommends the involvement of a waterproofing specialist at the design stage of any below ground waterproofing project. Involving an expert at this stage also minimises the risk of system failure in the future.

INTU car park living walls and green infrastructure, Milton Keynes

Biotecture Limited

INTU worked with Makers Construction on a full car park refurbishment for the main car park at their Milton Keynes location. As well as improving traffic flow through the car park, creating larger spaces and better way finding, intu was keen to install several areas of living wall and car park green infrastructure to provide a stunning visual welcome to all visitors.

Residential Car Park in New Development Secured with Stackdoor Standard

CGT Security Ltd

For this prime residential London development’s car park, Stackdoor Standard went above and beyond the requirement for a security measure that catered for ventilation. Car park shutters within residential developments must offer ventilation and a source of natural light. Stackdoor Standard is an excellent solution as it provides up to 80% free open area through stack-and-pin technology. Providing up to 80% ventilation by embracing stack-and-pin technology, Stackdoor shutters offer the residents of this London development a secured parking structure.

Gatic CastSlot specified for Waitrose car park

Alumasc Water Management Solutions

Gatic Civil Drainage was recently specified for Waitrose’s new store in Oxford for its CastSlot system from its market-leading Slotdrain range. Gatic’s CastSlot is designed to create a continuous interception of surface water, as well as provide a discreet and durable surface opening. Manufactured in three metre lengths of galvanised steel, it benefits from fewer joints and improved flow performance. A high flow inlet and channel capacity meant CastSlot provided a tidy, unobtrusive and functional solution. The cast iron finish gives the system a highly durable and ductile iron top.

Printed Window Vinyl for McLaren Car Showroom

The Window Film Company UK Ltd

The Window Film Company were asked to help with providing a bespoke privacy solution for motorsport giants McLaren for their new exclusive showroom at One Hyde Park, London. When McLaren announced the launch of its brand new supercar, the MP4-12C, it was clear it was a very special vehicle. It was also clear that it was going to require a very special showroom.

SuDS Permeable Paving - Attenuation Car Park, Sudspave, Devour, Holmfirth, UK

ABG creative geosynthetic engineering

In 2017 permission was granted for the re-devlopment of an abandoned mill in Holmfirth into a cookery school and restaurant. The design required the car park to look as natural as possible but to withstand the manoeuvring of large delivery vehicles. ABG offered a re-engineered solution showing that a porous type 3 attenuation stone over the whole car park removed the need for expensive attenuation tanks. The main car park was covered in Sudspave interlocking pavers coloured to match the gravel. Truckcell was used for the turning area and filled with the same gravel for a natural finish.

STEREO-KINETIC wall cladding transforms refurbished car park at Festival Square, Basingstoke

Lang+Fulton

Investment in the infrastructure at Festival Place shopping centre in Basingstoke has included the refurbishment and extension of the 3,000 space car park. Lang+Fulton worked with Bell Associates to design a new façade using their STEREO-KINETIC wall cladding. The panels were mounted on to an independent steel frame which was bolted back to the existing structural steelwork. The gradation of the stainless steel tiles was designed to allow for ventilation whilst transforming the appearance of the original car park and linking it to the new extension with one seamless frontage.

Bilco UK supplies bespoke NSHEV for multi-storey hospital car park

Bilco UK

The massive development of the Addenbrookes Hospital site in Cambridge has seen the construction of several new buildings over the last few years. The most recent part of the project saw Bilco UK supply special size Smoke Vents for the new nine-storey car park at the hospital. This project, undertaken by Vinci Construction, has created 1,228 new parking spaces to meet growing demand at the renowned medical facility as it expands to accommodate the relocation of Papworth Hospital.

Recycled FlexiSet installed around Car Park Tree Islands in the Town Centre of Fordingbridge, Hampshire.

SureSet Permeable Paving

SureSet FlexiSet, made of 50% recycled car tyres, was installed to support the sustainability part of the brief given by New Forest District Council. SureSet resin bound paving improves the drainage and surface water issues in the car park by allowing rainwater to flow through the paving instead of running off onto the car park surface. The benefits of a SureSet resin bound tree pit: Aesthetically pleasing Safer. Permeable Easy to maintain Guaranteed for 21-year. The EcoBatcher will save a project of this size 298 single-use plastic buckets! Read the full case study on our website.

New: Bespoke 358 mesh security cages for a super luxury car manufacturer

Jacksons Fencing

Identified as a leading fencing and physical security provider the remit was simple: design, supply and install storage cages for a luxury high end car manufacturer. Creating storage for parts, logistics and high end materials meant our engineers designed unique holding cells for a new warehouse development which provided a secure practical solution whilst meeting the strict design criteria set by the brand. With a flat profile and double layered horizontal wires, EuroGuard Flatform mesh panels have 200 x 50mm wire centres which were the ideal profile for the commercial environment and overall purpose.

First class fire protection for the underground airport car park. 300 fire-proof doors and 52 sliding and sectional fire-resistant doors provide maximum safety on four car park levels.

Teckentrup UK Ltd

A four-storey underground car park needs to meet enormous fire protection requirements. Preventive fire and smoke protection and fully functional escape routes and emergency exits were top of the list when planning the doors and barriers. T90 fire and smoke protection doorsets were used for highly frequented areas with a higher risk of fire and the gallery and escape routes between the individual fire compartments were fitted with single and double-leaf T30 doorsets with round glazing. Access points to the individual levels were equipped with T30 sliding doors and T30 sectional doors.

Premier Loft Ladders provide a safe, convenient and discrete solution for access to a premium car dealership plant room

Premier Loft Ladders Ltd

Premier Loft Ladders has recently helped Horizon Construction provide a safe and convenient access solution to a 1st floor plant room within a premium car showroom. What made this project particularly challenging was the 1.8m deep ceiling void. In addition, the access point was also in a prominent location outside the showroom offices. The solution was a bespoke Supreme heavy duty loft ladder. It offered a safe, discrete and easy-to-use solution for access to the car dealership plant room. Read the full case study...

Brunnea treated Redwood Timber Cladding - NORclad - Tesco Car Park

NORclad Limited

NORclad were specified as the timber cladding supplier to this project, working with the Main Contractor on site we were able to work to a length schedule and optimise the lengths supplied with the aim to minimize wastage from offcuts on site. Profiles: Over 9000/LM of 45 x 95mm PAR boards were supplied for this project, pre-treated before it arrives to site, the MicroShades ‘Brunnea’ treatment offers a 30 year warranty against Rot & Fungal decay.

MicroShades Brunnea treated Redwood Timber Screening Case Study - NORclad - Southmead Hospital Car Park

NORclad Limited

New Car Park, Southmead Hospital, Bristol Architect: BDP Completed: Summer 2016 Timber Cladding Species: European Redwood with Unsorted Grade 44 x 235mm Fins and 3/4 Sides Clear Grade 20 x 145mm PSE Cladding. Timber Cladding Treatment: NORclad MicroShades ‘Brunnea’ treatment was used on this project, pre-treated before it arrives to site this offer a warranty against Rot & Fungal decay for 30 years.

Stocks Hall Care Home, Mawdesley

Innova Care Concepts

Stocks Hall Nursing & Care Group have homes all over the UK, and they were opening a new one in Mawdesley, Lancashire. This home was designed specifically for people living with complex physical disabilities and plus size patients. Our designers worked closely with the owners to design a flexible, thorough hoist systems that would deliver for patients throughout the building, no matter how much their needs vary. We installed a total of 20 X-Y inset overhead hoist systems connecting private rooms to en-suites and assisted bathrooms. Take a closer look on our website!

Tom Hartley

Hacel Lighting Ltd

The supercar dealer has unveiled a new £10m car showroom, creating a car-buying experience like no other. Located in the 40-acre private estate, the 15,000 sq ft building is fitted out with a glass floor, turntable car display and a scissor lift. The gallery houses a collections of luxury, performance and classic cars. With customer experience and look and feel of the Tom Hartley building in mind, the purpose-built gallery has been equipped with class-leading LED lighting by Hacel, creating continuous lines of uninterrupted uniform lighting, ideal for illuminating and exhibiting cars in the showroom.

Office Lighting for a CAT B Office Fitout.

299 Lighting

The successful travel search site and app Skyscanner is used by 80 million people every month. Available in 30 languages, Skyscanner allows for instant comparisons for flights, car hire and hotels, worldwide. In the open plan office, the Tonge Suspended was used as the main office lighting. Combined with the custom joinery detail and green plants, the matte black luminaires with soft curved edge add a strong visual interest to the space. In the auditorium, the disk shaped Talla Suspended were used. The minimalist design of the Talla works well in spaces with exposed ceilings.

Effortless balustrade installation at City Peninsula with C.R. Laurence’s TAPER-LOC® System

C.R. Laurence (CRL)

Over 160 apartments at City Peninsula, Greenwich have benefited from fast and easy installation of stunning glass balustrade systems using C.R. Laurence’s effortless TAPER-LOC® Dry Glaze Balustrade System. City Peninsula is one of the largest and most ambitious urban regeneration schemes ever seen in Europe with 166 luxurious apartments and triple level town houses, all benefiting from spectacular 360° panoramic riverside views.

Lloyd BMW, Carlisle

Briggs Amasco Ltd

Our state-of-the-art asphalt ‘finisher’ ensured a new car park was equipped with a rapid-delivery, watertight surface despite poor weather conditions. BriggsAmasco was selected by contractors, ESH Border Construction, to install car park decking covering an area totalling 8,000m2 at Lloyd BMW car dealership in Carlisle. With work starting in November 2016, BriggsAmasco’s skilled installers were presented with a challenging two-month deadline in which to complete the project during the year’s most inclement season.

Ventilated garage doors enable seamless integration of vertical timber cladding

Rundum Meir (UK) Ltd

Bespoke garage and car port doors from Rundum Meir, which provide natural ventilation and daylighting into enclosed garage spaces, can deliver a seamless aesthetic result in contemporary architecture featuring vertical timber board-on-batten cladding. This is illustrated at the Abode development in Cambridgeshire, where the architects delivered uniformity across different housing styles using a limited palette of materials. Horizontal and vertical cladding was extended into the doors for the car ports manufactured in matching oak. These ventilated doors enable fresh air and daylight to flow through the car ports from the rear gardens, adding an interesting visual dimension.

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